|COVID-19 patient commits suicide|
AGARTALA, Aug 1 - A 31-year-old COVID-19 patient allegedly died by suicide by jumping off the third floor of a hospital building here today, the police said.
The man, a resident of Muhuripur village in South Tripura district, was admitted to the GB Pant Hospital here on Friday after allegedly consuming poison, they said. He had tested positive for COVID-19 during the mandatory rapid antigen test conducted before his admission to the hospital, hospital authorities said.
The man went to the third floor of the hospital building and jumped off a window early today. He died on the spot, they said. – PTI